| Jun 15, 2008
Planning this trip
THE BEST WAY
From LAX to San Francisco, American, United, Southwest and Virgin America have nonstop service. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $128.
To Oakland, Southwest, United and Delta have nonstop service. Restricted round-...
| Jun 15, 2008
Every time my husband, Kevin, and I visit the Napa Valley, we leave with a newfound appreciation for the local arts: the art of wine making, the art of wine country cuisine, the art of wine-and-food pairing.
With so many temptations, we've never put...
| Jun 18, 2008
A1991 photograph by John Humble shows Selma Avenue at Vine Street as a jumbled, architecturally constructed Hollywood landscape of office buildings, stores, asphalt and advertising billboards. Dominating the center is Angelyne, the cosmetically...
| Jun 22, 2008
IN OUR pop culture-obsessed society, tattoos and body piercings have come to symbolize rebellious youth or a trendy fashion statement. In other cultures they reflect sacred beliefs, forge identities or simply tell stories.
Chris Rainier, a National...
| Jan 2, 2008
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January 6, 2008
NEW YORK -- For a guy who's a regular at Elaine's and has a standing reservation at Rao's and his own gallery in Vegas and a new book out selling for $400, and now a short doc on Oscar's short list, Neil Leifer still acts like he has...
| Oct 1, 2007
FLYING off a rocky buttress, the mountain biker soars through the air, experiencing a few seconds of adrenaline-heightened sensory awareness before coming back to earth -- or in this case a wooden ramp -- with a bike-jarring thump.
The rider is Mark...
| Nov 15, 2009
No one disputes that the 1975 exhibition "New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-altered Landscape" was a landmark show. Attendance at the George Eastman House in Rochester, N.Y., wasn't huge, and the presentation didn't introduce any unknown talent.
| Mar 6, 2009
For Kyle (Simon Miller) and Marcel (Justin Tensen), it's love at first sight and soon they're sharing a New York apartment. They're serious enough about each other that Marcel, a Frenchman, marries their lesbian friend so he can stay in the U.S.
| Mar 24, 2009
Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15...
| Nov 17, 2002
First-rate writers and books keep emerging from the American West and delineating the Western experience in smart, edgy ways. Lately there have been Judy Blunt, a memoirist who tells of leaving the constraints of ranch life in the vicinity of Montana's...
| Apr 25, 1999
"O'Keeffe is beautiful. She is beautiful in every respect," said her husband, Alfred Stieglitz.
The remark expresses his appreciation not just for Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings (which Stieglitz was the first to show at his New York gallery in 1916) or the...